About the Swimming Damsel Nymph Trout Fly
The Swimming Damsel Nymph is an exciting damsel that has a unique swimming action. This fly pattern is used in fly fishing for trout to imitate damselfly nymphs, which are a common food source for trout in the rivers and stillwaters of England. The Damselfly nymphs are found in a wide variety of habitats, from small streams to large rivers and stillwaters, and they are active throughout the year, making them a good food source for trout.
The Swimming Damsel Nymph is often weighted with a wire and beads to help it sink quickly, and it's usually fished on a floating line with a slow retrieve.
Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey
Country of origin for this trout fly: England
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Rivers & Streams, Still Water
- Hook : 10-14.
- Thread : Olive.
- Tail : Olive marabou
- Body : Wound olive marabou.
- Back : Wide pearl lurex.
- Rib : Fine green or silver wire.
- Thorax : Fine olive dubbing.
- Hackle/Legs : Dyed yellow partridge.
- Wing Case : Lime green pheasant tail fibres.
- Eyer : Beads on mono.
- Head : Fine olive dubbing with lime green pheasant tail fibres over.
Swimming Nymph Hook.
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